Nursing


New! Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Nursing Perspective 83 min.

This four-part series provides a comprehensive view of the care nurses need to provide to individuals with acute coronary syndrome in inpatient and outpatient settings.  The patients are then followed during their post-procedure period as well as during cardiac rehabilitation.  In addition, there is an emphasis on the need for and value of patient and family education.  Animation and real-time vid...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Assessment and Care of the Patient With Acute Coronary Syndrome 19 min.

This video looks at the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, compares the stable angina to acute coronary syndrome and lists the signs and symptoms of each, and discusses assessment procedures. It outlines treatment options and explains the role of the nurse in care.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Bypass Surgery: DOS and Postoperative Care 21 min.

This video examines the treatment plan for vascular bypass surgeries, from pre-op to post-op to discharge procedures and daily treatment goals.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Coronary Angiography and Acute Non-Surgical Interventions 22 min.

This video describes the procedures for an angiogram, angioplasty, and stent placement; examines pre- and post-procedure care; and discusses the role of the nurse in these procedures.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Eight Rights 24 min.

This video lists the components of a medication order and explains how to take a medication order by telephone. It shows how to transcribe orders from the patient's Medication Administration Record, describes the eight rights of medication administration, and outlines the Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals related to medication administration. The video also highlights situations in which medic...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Eight Rights in Practice 25 min.

This video presents a series of case studies on medication administration that highlight each of the eight rights and look at potential sources for medication errors and how to avoid these mistakes.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Generalized Side Effects 18 min.

This video begins with an introduction to adverse drug reactions, looking at the generalized side effects for psychotropic medications used in the treatment of mental disorders. It teaches how to manage the different adverse reactions to ensure the patients continue their course of treatment in order to experience the potential benefits of psychotropic medication.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Medication Errors 49 min.

This two-part series focuses on the foundation of medication delivery to patients in all settings: the Eight Rights of Medication Administration.  In the first program, each of these rights is explained in detail and demonstrated using vignettes.  Throughout, the National Patient Safety Goals developed by TJC are highlighted.  The second program is a series of case studies.  Here, the learner is e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Medication Specific Reactions 28 min.

This video looks at the side effects of specific psychotropic medications used in the treatment of mental disorders, including both first generation agents as well as second generation. It teaches how to manage the different adverse reactions to ensure the patients continue treatment.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Movement Disorders 17 min.

This video looks at a specific subset of adverse drug reactions for psychotropic medications which are classified as movement disorders. It describes the main types of movement disorders, as well as the medications to which they are linked, and the proper course of treatment when symptoms arise. It also looks at assessment tools as a way of both preventing and managing extrapyramidal side effects.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017